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Head of Elementary School at Mabest Elementary

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Mabest Elementary is an Educational institution located in Akure, Ondo State,Nigeria. We take great satisfaction in providing safe and secured learning environment for our pupils. Mabest Elementary has a strong history of academic distinction. Our wide range of academic and recreational co – curricular activities is unrivalled.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Elementary School

Location: Akure, Ondo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Elementary School Head will coordinate administrative oversight and plan all phases of instructional leadership for the school including educational programming, administration, budgetary planning, discipline, and counseling services.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the daily management of the school and office.
  • Oversees educators in the school, providing periodic observations and evaluations that are timely and constructive and completed based on the timetables set by the school district.
  • Offers additional training and guidance as necessary based on evaluations of professional staff.
  • Hires all faculty and staff for the school and presides over hearings that may be necessary to dismiss a staff member.
  • Oversees, hires, and evaluates the performance of clerical, janitorial, and cafeteria staff.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Ensures a productive learning environment through continual collaboration with teachers, students, and parents.
  • Facilitates opportunities to connect with students by being present and available during arrival and dismissal, by appearing at school functions, and by meeting with students.
  • Enforces disciplinary policies and procedures with students.
  • Participates in parent meetings and conferences and acts as intermediary between parents, teachers, and students to deal with a variety of needs or issues.
  • Maintains competency and student academic achievement as prescribed by the school board.
  • Presides over staff meetings.
  • Ensures completion of routine and required paperwork including attendance reports, test results, and licensing information for students, educators, staff, and school management.
  • Ensures that necessary maintenance and repairs to the school property are performed.
  • Coordinates staff development for faculty and staff; provides instruction if needed.
  • Oversees the allocation of supplies and equipment.
  • Oversees and implements the school budget, approving new programs and expenditures as appropriate.
  • Represents the school in community activities and meetings.
  • Interacts with various stakeholders to foster a positive relationship between the school and community including the PTA, community organizations, and leaders.
  • Acts as liaison between the district and the school; communicates needs and information to both sides.
  • Collaborates with other principals and educators throughout the district to choose and develop curriculum and textbooks that align with local, state, and national standards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • First Degree in Education. Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • At least five years of teaching experience required.
  • Must have served for at least five years as a head of school (elementary).

Required Skills / Abilities:
Mastery knowledge of the EYFS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to professionally and effectively communicate with educators, parents, and community leaders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Extremely effective administration of multifaceted operations.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable local, state, and federal educational laws, regulations, policies, and requirements.
  • Thorough understanding of instructional methodology.
  • Knowledge of best practices in education and educational administration.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Creative thinking skills.
  • Ability to create, understand, and implement budgets and budgeting practices.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Application Closing Date
10th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Job Features

Job CategoryEducation/Teaching/Training

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